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jkpyg -
NR
Fun Fact: The St Radigund’s Road after which this is named is just around the corner from my house.
jkpyg -
65
I want Aidan Moffat to read me ‘The Gruffalo’ and feed me partially rehydrated apricots.
jkpyg -
NR
Probably the greatest pop song of all time.







Definitely the greatest pop song of all time.
jkpyg -
45
If it takes 56 songwriters to write one of the blandest albums in existence, maybe music isn’t for you.
jkpyg -
55
Lush Life was one of the best pop singles of its era. What happened?

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Apr 10, 2021
. What is your favourite album to listen to when intoxicated (for a list)
Mar 20, 2021
Thanks for following! Excellent reviews, and rating Pop 2 at 95 is very based
Mar 14, 2021
Hi, I'm making a list of people's favourite Beatles lyric, what's yours? Thank you :)
Jan 29, 2021
Great to be here!
Jan 16, 2021
A, Not terribly written, and B, solid pick that. Thank you for participating, and here's the link for the list, feel free to check it out! https://www.albumoftheyear.org/user/eliiscool5/list/33957/aotys-100-library/#show5995
Jan 16, 2021
Hello there! What is an album that you've given a 100 score, and why so?

Simple explanations are fine enough, but detailed reasoning is of course welcome. If you have multiple 100s, then just pick one of them as your answer. It's for a list by the way. Thanks in advance, and have a great day!
Jan 8, 2021
Hey. This is a great idea that may help many albums get recognized.
That said, I think I will give you more than one rec (and less obvious artists) to broaden the scope and showcase multiple countries from the region.

These are some of my favs:
Argentina- Roberto Lara- The Guitar of the Pampas
Bolivia- Matilde Casazola- Una Revelación!
Brazil- Clementina de Jesus, Doca & Geraldo Filme- O canto dos escravos
Chile- Quilapayún-Cantata de Santa María de Iquique
Peru- Chabuca Granda-Tarimba negra
Uruguay- Eduardo Darnauchans- Sansueña
Venezuela- Soledad Bravo-Cantos revolucionarios de América Latina

As for compilations, these are highly recommended:
-Diablos del ritmo: The Colombian Melting Pot 1960-1985
-The Roots of Chicha: Psychedelic Cumbias from Peru
-Choro 1906-1947
-Musique de Guyana
-Lowland Tribes of Ecuador
Jan 8, 2021
Oop- recommend Construção by Chico Buarque.
Jan 8, 2021
Recommendations (trying to do a different genre for each):

String Quartet No.2 by FLUX QUARTET (Modern Classical)

Adnos I-III by Eliane Radique (Drone)

Duos for Doris by Keith Rowe and John Tilbury (EAI)

Peace and Love by Dadawah (Reggae)

Exit by Shugo Tokumaru (Folk Pop)

Arashi by Yosuke Yomashita Trio (Avant-Garde Jazz)

Feminine by Julius Eastman (Minimalism)

Automatic Writing by Robert Ashley (Musique concrete)

Zwölfzugen by Alessandro Bosetti (Sound Poetry)

Construção by Chico Buarque (MPB)

Filosofem by Burzum (Atmospheric Black Metal)

cLOUDDEAD by cLOUDDEAD (Experimental Hip-Hop)

Delusion of the Fury by Robert Partch (Opera)

Mother Earth's Plantasia by Mort Garson (Space Age Pop)

Consume Red by Ground Zero (Noise Rock)

Zititles by Kashmir (Alt-Rock)

St. Luke Passion by Warsaw National Philiharmonic Chorus (Christian Liturgical Music)

Takk... by Sigur Ròs (Post-Rock)

A Promise by Xiu Xiu (Electronic)

Enjoy quarantine!
Jan 8, 2021
Logos by Nil is a solid hip-hop project, not my fav but a good recc

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90-99
 
69

80-89
 
218

70-79
 
278

60-69
 
181

50-59
 
89

40-49
 
52

30-39
 
29

20-29
 
28

10-19
 
16

0-9
 
4

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